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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
22 10033 .289 .321 .408 .260 16.9
Birth Date12-14-1949
Height6' 0"
Weight185 lbs
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1969 LAN 19 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .057 -0.2 0.0 -0.0
1970 LAN 20 28 71 68 6 13 3 1 0 18 3 7 0 0 0 4 0 1 .191 .225 .265 .192 -3.5 0.5 -0.3
1971 LAN 21 108 383 358 37 99 15 1 5 131 11 18 5 2 7 41 4 1 .277 .306 .366 .261 2.4 6.1 1.0
1972 LAN 22 105 405 383 47 122 14 3 5 157 17 13 1 1 3 37 10 3 .319 .348 .410 .290 16.1 2.9 2.3
1973 LAN 23 140 606 575 68 158 20 0 8 202 17 34 3 5 6 46 12 2 .275 .297 .351 .240 -4.2 2.9 -0.1
1974 LAN 24 145 620 580 83 182 30 3 7 239 30 24 4 2 4 58 31 13 .314 .351 .412 .282 31.6 3.1 3.8
1975 LAN 25 92 315 288 30 70 11 2 6 103 17 15 2 4 4 31 8 3 .243 .286 .358 .227 -1.9 4.2 0.2
1976 LAN 26 154 680 642 76 193 28 4 7 250 26 26 1 5 6 60 28 9 .301 .326 .389 .269 25.7 7.6 3.7
1977 CHN 27 122 457 426 40 121 27 0 11 181 21 23 1 7 2 60 7 5 .284 .314 .425 .251 -5.0 -10.5 -1.6
1978 CHN 28 117 470 446 47 144 26 1 5 187 18 17 0 5 1 74 7 5 .323 .345 .419 .263 6.2 -5.0 0.1
1979 CHN 29 149 628 591 72 168 34 7 14 258 30 28 2 4 1 66 9 4 .284 .319 .437 .255 1.0 5.9 0.7
1980 CHN 30 145 614 578 69 187 41 3 10 264 30 18 0 6 0 68 1 2 .324 .353 .457 .278 11.8 -6.8 0.5
1981 CHN 31 106 453 421 45 131 35 3 10 202 26 16 1 5 0 75 5 2 .311 .349 .480 .290 12.9 -3.5 1.1
1982 CHN 32 161 709 657 93 201 34 5 15 290 36 26 5 10 1 105 15 5 .306 .342 .441 .282 17.0 17.9 3.7
1983 CHN 33 153 665 626 79 175 38 6 16 273 25 30 5 5 4 66 12 4 .280 .310 .436 .256 7.8 13.5 2.3
1984 BOS 34 114 471 439 51 122 21 2 11 180 24 38 5 3 0 67 2 2 .278 .321 .410 .252 -1.7 -1.5 -0.3
1984 CHN 34 21 46 43 3 9 0 0 0 9 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 .209 .239 .209 .179 -2.9 -0.2 -0.3
1985 BOS 35 162 718 673 89 201 46 3 16 301 30 36 2 11 2 110 18 4 .299 .325 .447 .271 14.6 7.5 2.3
1986 BOS 36 153 681 629 73 168 39 2 18 265 40 25 4 8 0 102 6 4 .267 .311 .421 .255 -0.7 6.5 0.6
1987 BOS 37 75 304 286 23 78 6 1 2 92 13 19 0 5 0 42 1 3 .273 .299 .322 .219 -12.7 0.9 -1.2
1987 CAL 37 57 194 183 16 56 12 1 3 79 9 7 0 1 1 32 1 0 .306 .337 .432 .290 9.1 0.1 0.9
1988 CAL 38 19 48 43 1 9 0 0 0 9 4 0 0 1 0 9 2 0 .209 .271 .209 .190 -3.3 0.0 -0.4
1988 KCA 38 89 263 242 18 62 14 0 3 85 13 19 0 4 4 34 3 1 .256 .290 .351 .236 -5.5 -1.2 -0.7
1989 KCA 39 79 183 176 7 38 4 1 1 47 6 11 0 1 0 16 1 0 .216 .240 .267 .199 -6.9 -0.1 -0.8
1990 BOS 40 22 48 43 4 8 0 0 1 11 3 2 0 1 1 3 0 0 .186 .234 .256 .171 -5.3 0.2 -0.5
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Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
1969 LAN MLB 1 1 .057 .237 .291 .350 .244 .000 95 -0.2 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
1970 LAN MLB 28 71 .192 .251 .324 .379 .258 .213 93 -4.9 1.9 -0.4 0.5 0.4 -3.5 -0.3 -3.5 -0.3
1971 LAN MLB 108 383 .261 .249 .308 .362 .256 .279 95 0.3 9.5 -3.5 6.1 0.2 2.4 1.0 2.4 1.0
1972 LAN MLB 105 405 .290 .247 .309 .361 .261 .320 95 10.5 9.5 -4.2 2.9 2.0 16.1 2.3 16.1 2.3
1973 LAN MLB 140 606 .240 .256 .319 .378 .259 .279 97 -12 16.0 -8.2 2.9 1.1 -4.2 -0.1 -4.2 -0.1
1974 LAN MLB 145 620 .282 .256 .323 .369 .261 .318 96 13.4 16.0 -4 3.1 4.9 31.6 3.8 31.6 3.8
1975 LAN MLB 92 315 .227 .265 .331 .383 .263 .236 96 -10.4 8.3 -1.8 4.2 1.8 -1.9 0.2 -1.9 0.2
1976 LAN MLB 154 680 .269 .256 .316 .360 .258 .303 95 5.5 17.1 -4.1 7.6 3.4 25.7 3.7 25.7 3.7
1977 CHN MLB 122 457 .251 .260 .322 .394 .258 .276 106 -4.4 12.8 -7.8 -10.5 -2.6 -5.0 -1.6 -5.0 -1.6
1978 CHN MLB 117 470 .263 .253 .313 .364 .253 .324 108 1.4 12.2 -7.6 -5.0 -0.6 6.2 0.1 6.2 0.1
1979 CHN MLB 149 628 .255 .260 .318 .384 .253 .278 110 -3.4 17.6 -11.1 5.9 -2.4 1.0 0.7 1.0 0.7
1980 CHN MLB 145 614 .278 .258 .313 .373 .252 .318 107 11.3 16.5 -8.2 -6.8 -5.5 11.8 0.5 11.8 0.5
1981 CHN MLB 106 453 .290 .253 .312 .360 .255 .302 108 12.7 11.4 -7.3 -3.5 -2.3 12.9 1.1 12.9 1.1
1982 CHN MLB 161 709 .282 .257 .316 .372 .253 .297 105 15.5 19.1 -12.3 17.9 -1.1 17.0 3.7 17.0 3.7
1983 CHN MLB 153 665 .256 .254 .316 .373 .255 .272 105 -2.4 18.1 -11 13.5 2.0 7.8 2.3 7.8 2.3
1984 BOS MLB 114 471 .252 .262 .323 .395 .265 .282 103 -3.7 12.6 -8.1 -1.5 -1.4 -1.7 -0.3 -1.7 -0.3
1984 CHN MLB 21 46 .179 .246 .310 .353 .248 .209 103 -3.7 1.2 -0.5 -0.2 0.1 -2.9 -0.3 -2.9 -0.3
1985 BOS MLB 162 718 .271 .261 .326 .403 .267 .293 102 8.2 19.6 -12.6 7.5 -1.6 14.6 2.3 14.6 2.3
1986 BOS MLB 153 681 .255 .262 .328 .405 .266 .253 101 -3.3 18.8 -12.1 6.5 -2.2 -0.7 0.6 -0.7 0.6
1987 BOS MLB 75 304 .219 .263 .330 .429 .266 .281 102 -13.3 9.0 -5.7 0.9 0.1 -12.7 -1.2 -12.7 -1.2
1987 CAL MLB 57 194 .290 .263 .333 .424 .266 .305 97 6.3 5.7 -3.4 0.1 0.3 9.1 0.9 9.1 0.9
1988 CAL MLB 19 48 .190 .260 .320 .391 .266 .205 93 -3.2 1.3 -0.7 0.0 -0.7 -3.3 -0.4 -3.3 -0.4
1988 KCA MLB 89 263 .236 .260 .322 .389 .266 .263 101 -6.2 6.9 -4 -1.2 -1.9 -5.5 -0.7 -5.5 -0.7
1989 KCA MLB 79 183 .199 .260 .324 .379 .263 .224 99 -10.7 4.8 -2.4 -0.1 1.8 -6.9 -0.8 -6.9 -0.8
1990 BOS MLB 22 48 .171 .253 .316 .367 .253 .171 108 -4.2 1.3 -0.6 0.2 -0.7 -5.3 -0.5 -5.3 -0.5

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1969 LAN MLB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .057 -0.2 0.0 -0.0
1970 LAN MLB 71 6 13 3 1 0 4 3 7 0 1 .191 .225 .265 .074 .192 -3.5 0.5 -0.3
1971 LAN MLB 383 37 99 15 1 5 41 11 18 4 1 .277 .306 .366 .089 .261 2.4 6.1 1.0
1972 LAN MLB 405 47 122 14 3 5 37 17 13 10 3 .319 .348 .410 .091 .290 16.1 2.9 2.3
1973 LAN MLB 606 68 158 20 0 8 46 17 34 12 2 .275 .297 .351 .077 .240 -4.2 2.9 -0.1
1974 LAN MLB 620 83 182 30 3 7 58 30 24 31 13 .314 .351 .412 .098 .282 31.6 3.1 3.8
1975 LAN MLB 315 30 70 11 2 6 31 17 15 8 3 .243 .286 .358 .115 .227 -1.9 4.2 0.2
1976 LAN MLB 680 76 193 28 4 7 60 26 26 28 9 .301 .326 .389 .089 .269 25.7 7.6 3.7
1977 CHN MLB 457 40 121 27 0 11 60 21 23 7 5 .284 .314 .425 .141 .251 -5.0 -10.5 -1.6
1978 CHN MLB 470 47 144 26 1 5 74 18 17 7 5 .323 .345 .419 .096 .263 6.2 -5.0 0.1
1979 CHN MLB 628 72 168 34 7 14 66 30 28 9 4 .284 .319 .437 .152 .255 1.0 5.9 0.7
1980 CHN MLB 614 69 187 41 3 10 68 30 18 1 2 .324 .353 .457 .133 .278 11.8 -6.8 0.5
1981 CHN MLB 453 45 131 35 3 10 75 26 16 5 2 .311 .349 .480 .169 .290 12.9 -3.5 1.1
1982 CHN MLB 709 93 201 34 5 15 105 36 26 15 5 .306 .342 .441 .135 .282 17.0 17.9 3.7
1983 CHN MLB 665 79 175 38 6 16 66 25 30 12 4 .280 .310 .436 .157 .256 7.8 13.5 2.3
1984 CHN MLB 46 3 9 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 .209 .239 .209 .000 .179 -2.9 -0.2 -0.3
1984 BOS MLB 471 51 122 21 2 11 67 24 38 2 2 .278 .321 .410 .132 .252 -1.7 -1.5 -0.3
1985 BOS MLB 718 89 201 46 3 16 110 30 36 18 4 .299 .325 .447 .149 .271 14.6 7.5 2.3
1986 BOS MLB 681 73 168 39 2 18 102 40 25 6 4 .267 .311 .421 .154 .255 -0.7 6.5 0.6
1987 BOS MLB 304 23 78 6 1 2 42 13 19 1 3 .273 .299 .322 .049 .219 -12.7 0.9 -1.2
1987 CAL MLB 194 16 56 12 1 3 32 9 7 1 0 .306 .337 .432 .126 .290 9.1 0.1 0.9
1988 CAL MLB 48 1 9 0 0 0 9 4 0 2 0 .209 .271 .209 .000 .190 -3.3 0.0 -0.4
1988 KCA MLB 263 18 62 14 0 3 34 13 19 3 1 .256 .290 .351 .095 .236 -5.5 -1.2 -0.7
1989 KCA MLB 183 7 38 4 1 1 16 6 11 1 0 .216 .240 .267 .051 .199 -6.9 -0.1 -0.8
1990 BOS MLB 48 4 8 0 0 1 3 3 2 0 0 .186 .234 .256 .070 .171 -5.3 0.2 -0.5

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
1987-06-09 1987-06-28 15-DL 19 16 Right Hip Contusion - -
1978-06-19 1978-07-07 15-DL 18 19 - Not Disclosed - -
1977-04-07 1977-04-19 15-DL 12 9 - Ankle Sprain - -
1975-04-19 1975-05-16 15-DL 27 24 - Ankle Sprain - -

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  Title Author Date
The Lineup Card: Nine of the Worst Postseason Managerial DecisionsBaseball Prospectus2014-10-09
Perfect Game Presents: The Baseball Draft: A 50-Year Retrospective, Part OneAllan Simpson2014-06-03
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: Blistery Science TheaterR.J. Anderson2014-01-29
The Lineup Card: 12 Moves That Helped the Cardinals and Red Sox Win the PennantsBaseball Prospectus2013-10-23
The Lineup Card: 8 Memorable Manager Decisions in the PlayoffsBaseball Prospectus2013-10-09
The Lineup Card: Nine of Our Favorite Pitcher ConversionsBaseball Prospectus2013-08-14
Prospectus Q&A: Donald PriesLee Lowenfish2013-08-02
This article requires BP Premium accessBaseball Therapy: What is a Good Hitting Coach Worth?Russell A. Carleton2013-05-06
Wezen-Ball: Clemens' 20 K'sLarry Granillo2013-02-04
BP Unfiltered: Can Carlos Correa Be Jose Offerman?Bradley Ankrom2012-06-22
Future Shock Blog: Draft Day Dream CrushingKevin Goldstein2012-06-04
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: The Hate List, Part IJay Jaffe2012-04-13
Prospectus Hit and Run: The Greatness of Gary CarterJay Jaffe2012-02-17
Wezen-Ball: Topps Honors Special "Animal" MomentsLarry Granillo2012-01-31
Wezen-Ball: Player Rankings for Type A/B Calculations, 1982-1984Larry Granillo2011-11-02
The BP Broadside: The ALDS Goat Remains Masked and AnonymousSteven Goldman2011-10-07
The Lineup Card: 10 Players Whose Careers Were Defined by Big Postseason MomentsBaseball Prospectus2011-10-05
One-Hoppers: The Team Entropy All-StarsJay Jaffe2011-09-29
The BP Broadside: What the Heck is an RBI Whore?Steven Goldman2011-05-27
BP Unfiltered: The Paper Trail 5/20John Perrotto2011-05-20
Checking the Numbers: CarGo on the RoadEric Seidman2010-09-17
You Can Blog It Up: DPOTD Thurman Munson: An Alternative History of the 1986 World SeriesSteven Goldman2010-05-15
This article requires BP Premium accessExpanded Horizons: Don't Count Out The DiamondbacksTommy Bennett2010-03-16
Prospectus Idol Entry: The 1991 World Series: An Adventure in Championship ExpectancyMatt Swartz2009-06-21
Prospectus Matchups: Learning to Cheer CorrectlyJim Baker2008-06-27
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: Maple MayhemJohn Perrotto2008-06-01
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: Under ReviewJohn Perrotto2008-05-25
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: My First Full SeasonDan Fox2007-11-01
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: ALCS Game Seven ReportJohn Perrotto2007-10-22
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Wrigleyville AgoniesSteven Goldman2007-10-08
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: Stretching It OutDan Fox2007-04-26
Who Will Rid Me of This Pestilent McCovey?: Pinch Running in the Last 50 YearsBrandon Isleib2007-04-10
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Mommy, It's a Stray Datum! Can We Keep It?Jim Baker2007-01-26
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Ledger Domain: MythsMaury Brown2006-11-13
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: A Plethora of BlundersDan Fox2006-07-20
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: Swing and MissDan Fox2006-06-08
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: Of Crowds and SplitsDan Fox2006-04-27
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Headed for the HallJim Baker2006-01-20
This article requires BP Premium accessClass of 2006: The RelieversJay Jaffe2005-12-20
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: Running the OddsNate Silver2005-10-19
Prospectus Notebook: Pirates, RangersBaseball Prospectus2005-10-07
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: Division Series, Day TwoPaul Swydan2005-10-06
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: ExceptionsJim Baker2004-12-14
Astros October Nightmares: Can the '04 Team Give Houston Its First Pennant?Baseball Prospectus2004-10-20
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Playoff PotpourriJim Baker2004-10-12
Prospectus Matchups: WildingJim Baker2004-09-10
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Bag ManJoe Sheehan2004-04-21
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: 1984 Part II: The Universe of BattleSteven Goldman2004-02-18
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Class of 2004: Analyzing the PitchersJay Jaffe2004-01-14
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Strong BadWill Carroll2003-10-08
This article requires BP Premium access6-4-3: What Can You Spell With Four Ps?Gary Huckabay2003-03-28
This article requires BP Premium accessBreaking Balls: Getting Defensive: Advanced ConceptsDerek Zumsteg2003-03-07
Prospectus Feature: Touring the Minors: Organizational Overview: Los Angeles DodgersKeith Scherer2002-08-23
This article requires BP Premium access6-4-3: Gone Shootin'Gary Huckabay2002-05-17


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